The Roderick Boyd Porter Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a John Carroll University undergraduate student for their contribution to the Humanities. This year’s award is $13,500 and will be applied to your senior year tuition.
To be eligible, students must: (1) be a current junior who has attended John Carroll University full-time for at least three consecutive semesters and who expects to graduate in December 2017 or May or August 2018; (2) have a 3.5 GPA or better; (3) have a major or strong background in a Humanities field; (4) exhibit exemplary participation in campus and student organizations; (5) complete an application that includes an essay and two recommendations from faculty.
A competitive application will demonstrate a nuanced understanding of the Humanities and the candidate’s engagement with the Humanities. All completed applications should be submitted no later than 5 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2017. The committee will interview three to five finalists and recommend candidates to the provost for approval.
Please feel free to contact members of the committee if you have any questions: Dr. Philip Metres (English), Dr. Deniz Durmus (Philosophy), Dr. Marcus Gallo (History), Dr. Angela Jones (Director of the Honors Program), Dr. Patrick Mooney (Philosophy), and Dr. Paul Nietupski (Theology and Religious Studies).